Owego-Apalachin CSD

Superintendent’s Conference Set for AO Schools

Owego-Apalachin schools will have early dismissal today. Owego Free Academy and Owego-Apalachin Middle School will dismiss at 10:55AM. Apalachin Elementary and Owego Elementary will dismiss at noon. There is no school on Friday for a Superintendent’s conference. There is no school on Monday for Columbus Day.

OA Teachers Ranked Among Best in State

The Owego-Apalachin Central School District’s teachers are ranked 22nd-best in Upstate New York. OA’s teachers were the only Broome-Tioga BOCES region teachers to receive a mention in the Top 25. Every school district in the United States was graded for this report, based on the quality of their teaching staff, to create nationwide rankings of…

Owego-Apalachin School District Assisting Flooded Texas School

The Hardin-Jefferson school district in Sour Lake, Texas, was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and suffered flood damage much like Owego Elementary in 2011. It turns out that a teacher at Hardin-Jefferson graduated from Owego Free Academy in 1998. Cheryl Edwards King also worked in Owego as a Head Start teacher. She was in the Owego…

Relay for Life Today at OFA

Relay for Life of Tioga County is today at Owego Free Academy, starting with the opening ceremony at noon. The celebratory Survivors Lap is 12:15pm this aftermoon. After dark, the Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for 9pm. Relay for Life is a fundraising and awareness event for the American Cancer Society. Relay of Life for Tompkins…

Two Owego Teachers Heading to India in Exchange Program

Two Owego teachers are taking their teaching methods across the world. High school English teacher Judy Hawkins and fifth grade teacher Ann Harris will be traveling to India. The two will teach at four schools over a period of 2 1/2 weeks. It was a cultural exchange idea that surfaced after a Mumbai teacher visited…

OFA named a NYSPHSAA “School of Excellence”

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has named Owego Free Academy a School of Excellence after more than 75 percent of the school’s varsity teams qualified for the Scholar-Athlete award this year. OFA is one of only 47 schools across the New York state to receive the honor. To qualify for the…

OACSD will dedicate admin and district office building tonight

Another building is ready to be dedicated in the Owego-Apalachin School District after the Flood of 2011 wiped out three district buildings. Before the regular meeting of the board of education, a brief ceremony will mark the dedication of Owego-Apalachin’s district offices and administration building. This is the third and final building to be rebuilt after…